Before I Lay It Down: “Rudy Giuliani: The 21st Century Version of “Festus Haggen”.

Many of us “Baby Boomers”, (people born between the years 1946 and 1964), grew up watching “Westerns” on television.  Some of you younger folk...

Before I lay it down: “That moment when “Open Carry” will get you killed…”

Amidst the chaos occurring in Dallas a few weeks back was the probability that even more innocent people would be killed.  While a deranged...

They Stole Our Music, Why Not Steal a Speech?

Webster’s Dictionary defines the term, “steal” in three different ways. “To take (something that does not belong to you) in a way that is...

Watch What You Throw Out!

One evening on my way home, I saw a few pieces of paper scattered around in my truck that really bothered me and I...

We are Still in Slavery!

Previously I sat and listened to a message that made plenty of sense about what is mainly happening in the Black communities. However, you...

Success without a Successor is Failure

Throughout the years I have echoed the fact that, “Success without a successor is failure.” Since the ages of time men and women of...

When There Are No More Words

Last week has left me numb and restless. I, along with the rest of the world, watched in horror, as men I did not...

“Some people think like Martin; some people think like Malcolm…”

"There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe nor politic nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience...

You Gotta See This: Prairie View A&M University’s new $61 million Stadium Complex

The first time I stepped foot onto Prairie View A&M’s Blackshear Field was after the Homecoming football game in 1985. The Panthers defeated Bishop...

No School Lunches: Food for Thought in the Summertime

During the summertime, we usually envision children running through sprinklers, learning new skills in camps, playing with friends, and eating hot dogs by the...